[Chugalug] OT Funny IT Stories

Matt Keys mk6032 at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 22 00:13:04 UTC 2013


A coworker responds to a frequent caller/emailer with a list of 
instructions to resolve an issue. The list was labeled 1 through 10. She 
responds back "Where do I start?"


On 08/21/2013 09:58 AM, John Aldrich wrote:
> Back in the day when I was working tech support for a certain local 
> ISP (now no longer in business) I was on the phone walking a customer 
> through setting up her email. After it was all set up, I told her 
> something along the lines of "now you can get on-line and download all 
> your email." Her response was "You mean I need to be on-line to get my 
> email???"
>
> I put the phone on hold and let out a shriek of anguish, then picked 
> the call back up and nicely told the lady, "Yes, you'll have to be 
> connected to the internet to get your email" at which time we 
> exchanged pleasant goodbyes and hung up.
>
> At that point in my Tech Support career, I was walking customers 
> through making a dial-up using Trumpet Winsock in Win311/95 while 
> working in Linux myself.
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